We now know the desperate situation at the home of rapper Mac Miller before he passed away on Friday, Sept. 7 of a suspected drug overdose. TMZ has released audio of the 911 call reveals a friend was pleading with first responders to “please hurry” to the scene. Miller was pronounced dead on the scene and it has since reported that he had already been dead for hours.
People were reportedly at Miller’s home both Thursday and Friday where they were partying. Law enforcement has said they found a tiny amount of white powder in Miller’s home when they inspected the scene, but they believe that the house was swept clean to remove any evidence of drug use.
You can listen to the frantic call below:
In the aftermath of Miller’s death, a number of his peers have paid tribute to his life.
Rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Childish Gambino are among those who have dedicated shows and shared emotional tributes to Miller while expressing his impact on the industry and their lives.
Malcolm James McCormick, best known by his stage name Mac Miller, died at the age of 26-years-old. He was an American rapper, singer and record producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born on January 19, 1992, and raised in the Point Breeze part of Pittsburgh. McCormick would go on to attend Winchester Thurston School and Taylor Allderdice High School in Pennslyvania.
Miller broke into the industry with the mixtape But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy in 2007. His most recent project, Swimming, was released on August 3, 2018. In addition to his career as Mac Miller, McCormick was also a noted record producer under the pseudonym Larry Fisherman.